On Samsung's Turf, Hedge Fund Fights to Block Merger
Elliott Advisors, a U.S. hedge fund, is taking on the sprawling Samsung conglomerate in South Korea, where overseas investors have found themselves...
China's Didi Kuaidi Readies Funds in Fare-Ground Battle
Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Kuaidi has set a fundraising target of around $2 billion, seeking more funds than it earlier planned to compete...
Alibaba Affiliate Launches Online Bank Despite Regulatory Hurdles
Alibaba’s financial affiliate began operations of an online bank Thursday, though its limited services indicate the challenges it faces in China’s...
Apple Product Assembler Foxconn Considers Listing China Units
Company may list units in China within three to five years and is also still interested in investing in Sharp.
Facebook Hires Yahoo Cybersecurity Chief
Facebook hired Alex Stamos, Yahoo's top cybersecurity executive, as its chief security officer.
Jack Ma Buys $23 Million Property in New York's Adirondacks
The Chinese billionaire has conservation plans for the 28,100-acre property.
Apple may be planning to completely change the look and feel of the iPhone -- here’s how
Hopeful iPhone fans looking forward to Apple making curved smartphones will have to wait a while before that happens, a new report from South...
WeWork Valuation Soars to $10 Billion
WeWork Companies, the rapidly growing shared-office-space provider, has raised $400 million of capital from Fidelity in a deal that values it at...
Yahoo Tries to Hook Search Users Via Java Updates
Yahoo may soon add users to its search engine without their even noticing.
Bits Blog: The Internet of Things Has Vast Economic Potential, McKinsey Report Says
A new report from McKinsey says the Internet of things could be worth $11 trillion in 2025 — or a lot less, if companies don’t figure out what to...
Q&A: Updating an Internet Radio
When URLs change, there are ways to bring in the radio station streams you’re looking for.
Genetic Testing Case Highlights the Field’s Hope and Hype
As labs and research start-ups grow, the federal government is scrutinizing their relationships with doctors, as well as their payment and billing...